North America Hotel & Travel

Dscoop has a hotel block of rooms reserved just for Dscoop members in the city of Aachen, Germany. After you complete and pay your registration, Dscoop can guarantee you a room the evenings of May 1, 2, 3 and 4 (checking out on May 5).

Flight Information
All attendees are responsible for booking their own flights. If you’d like assistance booking your flight, please contact the Dscoop travel agency at 1-630-928-7090* or  If you'd like to book online, make sure to select "Create an Account" and enter security key dscoop489.  You'll then be able to search flights and make a reservation online.
*Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM CST.   

The following airports are closest to Aachen:

  • Cologne/Bonn (~85 kilometers from Aachen)**
  • Dusseldorf (~95 kilometers from Aachen)**
  • Frankfurt (~245 kilometers Aachen)

Taxi and Train Information

Taxi/Van Rental to/from airport

To book a town car/limousine or van, Dscoop recommends calling the numbers below.  There are also taxi queues at all airports that do not require advanced bookings.



(up to 3 people)

(up to 7 people)

Booking Instructions

Cologne/Bonn Airport




Join the taxi queue at the airport or call +49-221-2882 to reserve in advance

Düsseldorf Airport




Join the taxi queue at the airport or call +49-211-33333 to reserve in advance

Frankfurt Airport***




Join the taxi queue at the airport or call +49-69-230001 to reserve in advance

All prices additional 9% Organization Fee
All prices additional German Tax, which is subject to change (16.12.11: 19%)
***If flying into Frankfort, a public train can be taken for approximately €80,00 each way by booking here


Train Information

  • To/from airports (Cologne/Bonn, Düsseldorf & Frankfort)
    Taking a train from the airport to Aachen is very cost effective at €12,00 - €20,00 each way.  The Pullman hotel is just a short taxi ride from the Aachen Main Station (HBF).  View train schedules or book your tickets.
  • To/from Dusseldorf (for transportation to drupa after the Dscoop event)
    If you are staying in Aachen after the Dscoop event and are looking for transportation to Dusseldorf, Dscoop recommends taking the train.  

    Trains Aachen Main Station (HBF) to Düsseldorf Main Station (HBF) can be booked online.

    From the central station Düsseldorf there is the underground tram (U 78) to the entrance North or the bus to the entrance south of the fair.  The duration is with a regional train 1:30 h, price 19,40 € one way, 38,80 € return ticket. Tickets can be purchased in the internet and printed, you will need a credit card which will also be the authorization in the train. If you choose the destination “Düsseldorf Messe Nordeingang” (north entrance at fair) instead of Düsseldorf Hbf you also get the connection from the main station to the fair with the underground train 78 and the ticket is also valid for the underground train, same price. Together with the connection from main station to the fair you will need 2 hours.

    The train from Aachen to Düsseldorf goes twice per hour, always at 13 minutes past and 9 minutes to the hour.